Clash of Beasts – Lisa McMann – #3
Fantasy , Fiction , Going Wild / April 29, 2019

Charlie Wilde and her friends risked everything to rescue her dad and the other captive Project Chimera scientists. Yet they still weren’t able to catch Dr. Gray and his henchmen. If they don’t get him in time, there will be nothing to keep Dr. Gray from transforming all of humanity into a monstrous new species–one that he would rule over. But their mission to track down the villainous doctor and defeat his beastly soldiers may prove to be even more dangerous than they expected. Charlie’s frenemy, Kelly, has decided to join forces with these foes. And the bracelets that give Charlie, Ma, and Maria their amazing abilities aren’t working like they’re supposed to. With so much at stake, the scientists know they’re going to need all the help they can get. They must figure out a way to give the kids even fiercer powers from the animal kingdom. But will that be enough to stop Dr. Gray once and for all? If they’re going to have any shot at saving the world, Charlie and her friends will have to work together as a team and unleash their wild sides. (Description taken from the book: Clash of Beasts. Story — Violence/Scariness…

Predator vs. Prey – Lisa McMann – #2
Fantasy , Fiction , Going Wild / April 29, 2019

Charlie Wilde is desperate for answers. Who are the masked people that are after her–and is it really possible they’re not human? Where have they taken her father–and why is he so important to them? The only thing Charlie knows for certain is that this whole nightmare is somehow connected to the mysterious bracelet she discovered a few weeks ago. The one that gives her a cheetah’s speed, and elephant’s strength, and other incredible abilities from the animal kingdom. After using the device to break into a secret lab, Charlie thought she might finally be able to get to the bottom of all this. But instead of answers, she and her friends found three more bracelets. now they each have one–and that might not be such a good thing. Maria’s device comes with disastrous side effects. Amateur hacker Mac can’t wait to play with his. And Charlie’s frenemy, Kelly, swears hers is a dud, but she might be hiding something. Charlie will need their help to have any hope of rescuing her dad and figuring out what their beastly foes are planning–but she’ll first have to keep her friends from going completely wild with their new powers. (Description taken from…

Going Wild – Lisa McMann – #1
Fantasy , Fiction , Going Wild / April 8, 2019

Charlie Wilde can’t believe she has to move to hot, boring Arizona. Good-bye, deep-dish pizza, her best friend, and everything else she loves about Chicago. Hello, cacti around every corner, parents who spend all their time at their new jobs, and trying to fit in at a new school. It couldn’t get any worse. Then one day Charlie finds a high-tech bracelet that looks just like the ones athletes use. There’s no sign as to where it came from, but she decides to wear it to soccer tryouts, thinking it’ll help giver her an edge. And things start to look up when she makes the team and hits it off with another player. But soon Charlie realizes she’s changing. She’s able to run across the field as fast as a cheetah and lift heavy objects as if she were as strong as an elephant–and that’s only the beginning. Charlie would be thrilled about her transformation if she had any idea how the bracelet works, but it didn’t come with instructions. So it’s up to her and her new friends to figure out what’s happening–and if there’s a way to control her incredible powers. Charlie knew moving was going to completely…